By Ralph Chris-Izokpu
No fewer than 32 deaths have been recorded in Nigeria from the novel coronavirus which has spread to 27 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Nigeria Control for Disease Control, announced this on Friday, it also said 114 new confirmed cases were recorded in the country.
According to the NCDC, this brought the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1095.
The NCDC, made the announcement via its Twitter handle on Friday night.
It also announced that no fewer than 208 patients have been discharged in the country.
According to the NCDC, “114 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows; 80 in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, 5 in FCT, 2 in Zamfara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna, 1 in Sokoto. As at 11:30 pm 24th April there are 1095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 208 have been Discharged with 32 Deaths.
As at 24th April, Nigeria has recorded #COVID19 confirmed cases in 27 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The tweet also said that, “In the last 24 hours, number of new cases increased by 114. Number of deaths increased by 1. Meanwhile, 5 cases previously recorded in Lagos, are now recorded as Ogun state cases
“currently, Lagos state have 657, FCT-138, Kano-73, Ogun-35, Gombe-30, Katsina-21, Osun-20, Edo-19, Oyo-18, Borno-12, Kwara-11, Akwa Ibom-11, Kaduna-10, Bauchi-8, Delta-6, Ekiti-4, Ondo-3, Rivers-3, Jigawa-2, Enugu-2, Niger-2, Abia-2, Zamfara-2, Sokoto-2, Benue-1, Anambra-1, Adamawa-1, Plateau-1